You can hire pedaloes, leisure boats requiring no permits, sailing boats, paddle boards, windsurfs, kitesurfs, kayaks, flyboards, sun loungers and parasols… Lake Geneva, the largest lake in Europe, offers endless activities. From Excenevex Beach, which is accessible from La Pinède campsite, or one of the many other beaches in the area, enjoy the lake’s unique landscapes.
N.B. dogs are not permitted anywhere on Excevenex beach, even on a lead
Whether to cross the lake or enjoy a cruise, discover the stunning landscapes of Lake Geneva from one of its mythical boats.
Fancy visiting Switzerland? From Yvoire, you can take a boat to Nyon (a charming old Gallo-Roman town), Geneva (an authentic and multi-faceted city), or Lausanne (the Olympic capital, well worth the visit).
– Towns and villages not to be missed –
A pretty lakeside village, dotted with authentic little fishing marinas, and a lake path running from the pier to the beach. The village offers many restaurants where you can discover the local cuisine.
THONON LES BAINS & EVIAN LES BAINS
Are well worth visiting for their picturesque town centres as well as their famous thermal baths.
A medieval picture-postcard village, ranked as one of the most beautiful villages in France.
– Wineries overlooking the lake –
Visit the local vineyards around La Pinède campsite to discover Crépy AOC wines, one of the oldest wine appellations in France. The ideal opportunity to taste these golden-coloured, dry white wines.
NEARBY SWITZERLAND AND GENEVA
Fancy a shopping spree? Geneva is a dynamic, cultural and artistic city, ideal for a leisurely day out. In the evenings, the city boasts some fabulous venues for fine dining and evening entertainment.
– The preserved heritage of the Haut Savoie –
THE UNESCO CHABLAIS GEOPARK
Between Lake Geneva and the peaks of the Portes du Soleil (Morzine and Avoriaz), this stunning natural environment bears witness to the strong connection between man and nature. A range of emblematic sites reveal the singularity of the Chablais.
HEAD TO ALLINGES CASTLES
The ruins of Château-Neuf and Château-Vieux stand facing each other at the top of Allinges hill. From the castles, you can enjoy one of the most beautiful views of the Chablais.
– As a family –
Destination Léman is “Accueil vélo” certified, making it a cycle-friendly destination. On site, you can ask at reception about the best cycle routes and enjoy a range of services for cyclists…
> Top tip for cycle holidays by the lake? The Vélo Savoie Mont Blanc mobile app.
LES AIGLES DU LEMAN ANIMAL PARK
Eagles, vultures, kites, hawks… Over 200 birds, 70 species, and some spectacular shows await you. A site that truly preserves the world of birds of prey.
Every Tuesday from 9 pm in summer
Come and enjoy the modern music scene at the Mardisablés: free concerts for all audiences with music ranging from rock to colourful reggae, 60s tunes, and electro ska.
XNV Beach Party
Come and dance to the beat of the DJs at the largest sandy beach on Lake Geneva. An exceptional, festive event! Party with your feet in the sand!